Anthony Joshua has as a matter of urgency activated the instant rematch condition in his agreement, after his shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday 1st of June. This information was revealed on Tuesday by Eddie Hearn, a boxing promoter.
Ruiz is set for a take home of ₤10million payday, which is around double of what he netted from the fight which has been described by boxing experts as one of the greatest upsets in boxing history.
The terms were created into the deal ahead of the very first fight that took place at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Under that contract, it is recognized Joshua will likewise call the shots over the second bout location.
With November or December recognized for the rematch, it is feasible the fight will certainly occur under the roof covering at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium.
Nevertheless, if the Joshua group decides to forego home advantage for the sake of restoring his credibility in the US, Madison Square Garden bosses are keen to present the second round fight.